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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by doirinne 21 answers

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. PROTEIN = 60-80GRAMS PER DAY. ...

Humalog vs Novolog (Novalog): What's the difference?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Humalog and Novolog (Novalog) are both insulins used in the treatment of diabetes. But what are the differences and similarities between them?

Levemir vs Lantus: What's the Difference?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Levemir and Lantus are both types of insulin. But which one works for longer and which one has fewer side effects?

I accidently took an extra dose of Victoza instead of my insulin. What should I do?

Posted 9 days ago by Laurie stenberg 0 answers

I have 2 pens and I take Victoza in morning and insulin at night. I grabbed the wrong pen and took 2 doses of Victoza in a day. Should I take my insulin

Too much rapid insulin?

Posted 19 days ago by Jaurdin 0 answers

My grandfather is in the ICU. I've been his full time caregiver for one year now. He has diabetes and was recently put in ICU for almost 600 fasting blood sugar. The dr DC'd the insulin pump. The nurse was checking his sugar every hour, his sugar was 583 so the nurse gave him 30u of rapid ...

Tresiba - Do you gain weight on this insulin?

Posted 30 Aug 2016 by Nanaoffive 0 answers

I have been diabetic for 31 years in the last couple I have lost all control of my weight and blood sugars so very worried about this being a problem.

My son is freaking out saying Humira will make me gain weight. I was on it years ago and felt I lost

Posted 1 Aug 2016 by myty2008 0 answers

... a lot of swelling I have currently worked very hard to loose weight and Im on a low insulin diet which helps my disease not be so bad. Hes worried it will undue all my hard work has anyone had major side effects with weight gain? thx

How to stop spikes in glucose after eating--no matter how much insulin is injected?

Posted 10 Aug 2016 by robertloye 0 answers

Taking Metformin - Apidra Rapid - Lantus 24 hour. After eating a salad in the AM i get a spike of 3 to 4 points for the first hour or hour in a half. Lunch and dinnrer are not the same spiking only 1-2 points an then returning to 3.0 to 3.4

Losing no weight on victoza!?

Posted 31 May 2016 by laujayne 1 answer

Dr prescribed victoza to help me lose weight. im a type 1 diabetic and gained almost 2 stone since xmas after my insulin being changed. Been on victoza for 2 weeks and lost no weight at all. Dr said ide see at least some results. Am i doing something wrong! No apetite at all and just eating small ...

Diabetes, Type 2 - can extreme heat cause your blood sugars to be higher and give you a "false"?

Posted 18 Jul 2016 by dragongranny 0 answers

On hot, humid days it seems my evening sugars run higher which require more insulin. Then in the morning, my sugars run very low ( 38-61). diet is exactly the same, so I just dont understand.

Insulin - How many "units" are in a 3ml vial?

Posted 25 Apr 2013 by coastalcajun 1 answer

Humulin N was prescribed for my cat at 2.5 units twice a day.

Humalog Mix 75/25 - I have some Humalog 75/25 that I can't use, because the dial won't go down an?

Posted 20 May 2016 by Utopia8 2 answers

... can't get the insulin out... so what am I suppose to do? These cost me 1495.00 an I'm not going to throw them away... Will you stand by your product an give me new ones ?

Hi. Recently realised I have insulin resistance. I have very bad acne which right now is face, in?

Posted 31 May 2016 by Hnetting 0 answers

... and behind ears, back and the back of my neck. I've been on this low GI diet for a week and only gained 1lb. Roughly how long before you start to notice an improvement on skin?

Can cephalexin raise my blood sugar?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by martyd1953 3 answers

I have been on the medication for 5 days and my sugar has been high, 250 to 300 and I take insulin.

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